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gCaptain’s full coverage of the maritime shipping industry, including containerships, tankers, dry bulk, LNG, breakbulk and more.


Monday, December 28, 2020
Accidents

Crews Start Cutting Second Section of Golden Ray

Crews working to cut up and remove the Golden Ray in St. Simons Sound, Georgia have started cutting the stern section, known as “Section Eight”.

December 28, 2020
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Ships moored Parana River Port
Shipping

Argentina Agro-Export Companies Improve Labor Deal to End Grains Port Strike

By Jorge Otaola BUENOS AIRES, Dec 27 (Reuters) – Argentina’s influential chamber of soyoil manufacturers and exporters on Sunday spiced up an offer

December 28, 2020
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Shipbuilding

ONE to Charter World’s Largest Containerships at 24,000+ TEU

Japan-based shipping line Ocean Network Express has announced plans for the long-term charter of the world’s largest containerships. The company has

December 28, 2020
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Sunday, December 27, 2020
Ships at anchor in Santa Fe, Argentina
Shipping

Argentina Calls Meeting to End Grains Ports Strike

By Jorge Otaola BUENOS AIRES, Dec 25 (Reuters) – Argentina is moving to resolve a ports strike that has bogged down agricultural exports from one of the

December 27, 2020
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Thursday, December 24, 2020
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Shipping

Baltic Dry Index Marks First Yearly Gain in Three Years

Dec 24 (Reuters) – The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index posted its first annual gain in three years on Thursday as iron ore shipments to

December 24, 2020
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Shipping

EU and UK Clinch Narrow Brexit Trade Deal

By Guy Faulconbridge, Elizabeth Piper and John Chalmers LONDON/BRUSSELS, Dec 24 (Reuters) – Britain clinched a narrow Brexit trade deal with

December 24, 2020
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Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Ships at anchor in Santa Fe, Argentina
Shipping

Argentina Soymeal Manufacturers Offer Workers Deal to End 2-week Strike, Union Says Not Enough

By Maximilian Heath BUENOS AIRES, Dec 23 (Reuters) – Soymeal manufacturers in Argentina presented late on Tuesday a proposal aimed at ending a two-week

December 23, 2020
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Shipbuilding

Hapag-Lloyd Orders Six Ultra-Large Containerships at DSME

German liner shipping company Hapag-Lloyd has placed an order for six Ultra Large Container Vessels at South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine

December 23, 2020
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china port
Ports

Freight Boom Fires Buffett Trains, Maersk Ships and Oil Prices

By Alaric Nightingale, Jeffrey Bair and Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — A great global restock is at hand, filling ships, trucks and trains, and also

December 23, 2020
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Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Shipbuilding

‘Matsonia’ Delivered to Matson, Completing Hawaii Fleet Renewal

U.S. carrier Matson Inc. has taken delivery of the M/V Matsonia, the second of two new Kanaloa Class “con-ro” ships built for Matson by General

December 22, 2020
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Ports

Bottlenecks Wear Down World Economy’s Fleet of Container Ships

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) – Container shipping, the backbone of the global trading system, is showing signs of fatigue as the pandemic descends

December 22, 2020
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Oil Tanker Bridge
Shipping

IMO Calls Out Charterers’ Use of ‘No Crew Change’ Clauses

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is calling out charterers over the use of “no crew change” clauses and says the controversial

December 22, 2020
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Monday, December 21, 2020
Shipping

Satellites Used to Expose Risks of Forced Labor in Global Fishing

By Nanchanok Wongsamuth BANGKOK, Dec 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Fishing vessels with crews of forced laborers behave in systematically different

December 21, 2020
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Shipping

Monkfish Price Tumble in Scotland Shows Pain of French Shutdown

By Charlotte Ryan, Siddharth Philip and Christopher Jasper (Bloomberg) — At the Peterhead fishing port in Scotland, prices for haddock and monkfish were

December 21, 2020
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Environment

Edison Chouest Offshore to Install First Battery Pack on a Jones Act PSV

Louisiana-based Edison Chouest Offshore has announced plans to install a battery system on board one of its 312-foot platform supply vessels working for a

December 21, 2020
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Shipping

Stena Line Proposes Doubling Ireland-France Freight Route

DUBLIN, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Ferry firm Stena Line has brought forward a planned doubling of its direct Ireland to France freight service in response to

December 21, 2020
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Accidents

Retrofitted BW Gemini Involved in Minor Collision in Panama

BW LPG’s newly retrofitted Very Large Gas Carrier BW Gemini has been involved in a minor collision while in Cristóbal, Panama, BW LPG has informed. The

December 21, 2020
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hastings bulk carrier coal ships shipping iron ore newcastle
Shipping

Traders at Odds With China Import Ban Keep Coal Cargoes in Limbo

By Aaron Clark, Kevin Varley and Ann Koh (Bloomberg) — Seafarers stuck for months on vessels carrying Australian coal off China’s coast are trapped

December 21, 2020
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Sunday, December 20, 2020
danish fishing brexit
Shipping

Britain, EU Tell Each Other to Give Way in Trade Talks

LONDON, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Britain insisted on Sunday that the European Union should budge to open the way to a new, post-Brexit trade pact, drawing a

December 20, 2020
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Eneti offshore wind turbine installation vessel
Environment

Scorpio Bulkers Exits Dry Bulk Sector for Offshore Renewables

Scorpio Bulkers has announced its formal exit from the dry bulk shipping sector to focus on next-generation offshore wind turbine installation vessels,

December 20, 2020
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